Monday, November 19, 2012

Nong Youshi, The "Cat Eyes Boy" Who Can See in The Dark | Fri, 3 Feb 2012 | A young Chinese boy who was born with brilliant blue eyes - like those of a Siamese cat - claims to have the ability to see in pitch darkness. Nong Youshi from Dahua has eyes which, it is claimed, reflect neon green when when a light is shined on them.

Nong who enjoys playing outside with his schoolmates but struggles with in bright sunlight, claims he can see perfectly clearly even in complete darkness.
His father said: 'Two weeks after he was born I was told his eyes were different.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Monkey Made Charmian Chen Famous | Wed, 30 Nov 2011 | A student has been left feeling a little red-faced after an embarrassing incident with a monkey made her a global star.

Charmian Chen, who just happens to be a model, was visiting the Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud in Bali last month when two of the primates decided she was a little overdressed.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Amazing Ocean Sculptures In Isla Mujeres | 10 Dec 2009 | Deep under the seas of the Mexican Caribbean these statues look like relics of an ancient civilisation.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Is This a Frog Or a Mouse? | Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It can be found in the Western Ghats in India.

Common names for this species are Purple Frog, Pignose Frog or Doughnut Frog. It was discovered in October 2003 and was found to be unique for the geographic region.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Treadmill Bike, Jogging and Cycling At The Same Time | 28 Mar 2010 | Available through Bicycle Forest, the Treadmill Bike is for people who love the feel of a treadmill beneath their feet but don’t want to be stuck inside pounding away when it’s a beautiful day outside. Bicycle Forest says the creation has the same fat-burning benefits of a conventional treadmill without the gym membership fees (although you do have to buy the bike).

The company says you go running through evergreen forests or strolling down country roads thanks to the rugged design and all terrain tires on the revolutionary Treadmill Bike. The bike’s hard-wearing belt provides grip “while protecting your feet from dirt and other contaminants commonly found on the earth's surface”. If that’s your attitude, don’t forget your helmet, knee pads, face mask, gloves, oxygen bottle, etc.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Lulu, Pretty Little Dog With Diva Attitude | Thu, 4 Nov 2010 | Lu Lu has come to the conclusion that four legs are terribly passé.
She can be found on many a morning walking purposefully through the Chinese city of Zhumadian on her hind legs.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Lauren Brudenell, From Fat Girl Became More Like Starvation | 9 Feb 2011 | As a schoolgirl, Lauren Brudenell had always been bigger than her friends. At her heaviest she weighed 16st 7lbs and for years she cried herself to sleep after taunts from kids in her class.

When photos from her school prom appeared to squeals of delight from the other girls, Lauren just wanted to hide.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Bloody Lake Near Baghdad | Looks like the lake tells the sad story of Iraq war. May be, may be not.

The picture noticed in year 2007 shows a blood-soaked lake outside Iraq's Sadr City.

Though there is no official version available, some believe it is a result of pollution or maybe some geological phenomena.

Another view is that slaughterhouses in Iraq sometimes dump blood into canals.

Source: Google Earth's unusual discoveries

Watch on this video: (Nino Guevara Ruwano)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Express Emotions By Inking Tattoo On . . Heart! | 16 Feb 2011 | Now you can express your love in very different way as True Love Tattoos offers inking your heart without any complications. Here is the chance to prove it how much you love your special ones; just put tattoo on your heart.

Expressing emotions through tattoos on one's body is now defunct. Have it etched on your heart! And isn't that true love anyways? Now you can express your love in very unique way by piercing a tattoo in your heart.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Tattoos That Only Visible Under Ultraviolet Light! | 18 Jan 2011 | UV tattoos or blacklight tattoos are tattoos made with a special ink that is visible under an ultraviolet light (blacklight). Depending upon the ink, they can be nearly invisible in non-UV environments, thus they are a popular consideration for people seeking a subtler tattoo. They are particularly popular in the raver subculture.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Elena Martynenko: I Saw Killer Shark Tear Mum Apart! | 9 Des 2010 | A TREMBLING teenager told yesterday how she saw her mother being savaged by the killer shark stalking an Egyptian holiday resort.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Joe Guiso, Australian Who Marries His Pet Dog | 3 Dec 2010 | Joe Guiso, 20, married his 5-year-old pet, who was dressed in a white cape, in an elaborate ceremony in his local park in the Queensland town of Toowoomba.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Legend Of The Wem Ghost Solved | 19 May 2010 | The infamous photo of the Wem Ghost, showing a girl in the fire at Wem Town Hall in November 1995
It was an image hailed as compelling evidence for the existence of ghosts. As a town hall was being destroyed by fire, an apparition of a little girl - standing behind a rail and surrounded by flames - was apparently captured on camera.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Narcolepsy: A Case of the Body Attacking Itself? | 4 May 2009 | by Gisela Telis | The millions of people who suffer from narcolepsy might have their immune system to blame.

Researchers have tied the disabling sleep disorder to two immune system genes, suggesting that it's an autoimmune disease. The discovery may eventually lead to improved narcolepsy treatments.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Mystery of the Bearded Lady Solved | 21 May 2009 | by Claire Thomas | Julia Pastrana was history's most famous bearded lady. In the 19th century, she fascinated spectators as part of a traveling circus, dancing and singing in clothes that showed off her hairy visage and limbs.

In 1857, The Lancet documented Pastrana as a "peculiarity," but modern medicine shows that she suffered from a real disorder known as congenital generalized hypertrichosis terminalis (CGHT), sometimes called "werewolf syndrome." Now, Chinese scientists have begun to unravel the genetic story behind her condition.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

After 33 Years Of Pain, A TOOTH Removed From His Ear | 18 Oct 2010 | For more than 30 years Stephen Hirst was in constant pain and partially deaf because of excruciating earache.

But that is all in the past now after doctors found a TOOTH lodged in the former miner's ear.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

How Elderly Survived From Swine Flu? | 6 Des 2010 | For more than 30 years Stephen Hirst was in constant pain and partially deaf because of excruciating earache.

The mystery of why swine flu killed many victims in the prime of life has been solved.

Normally, the very old and young are most vulnerable to flu.

Friday, December 3, 2010

FROGFISH, Weirdest Fish In the Ocean

Frogfishes, family Antennariidae, are a type of anglerfish in the order Lophiiformes. They are known as anglerfishes in Australia, where 'frogfish' refers to a different type of fish.

Frogfishes are found in almost all tropical and subtropical oceans and seas around the world, the primary exception being the Mediterranean Sea.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Smallest Kind Of Elephant In The World! | Bornean Pygmy Elephant, Kinabatangan Wildlife SanctuaryThe Bornean Pygmy Elephant is the smallest elephant in the world. The males rarely exceed 2.5m in height while a large female measures around 2m. Today they are only found in the North East of Borneo.

The Bornean Pygmy Elephant has other peculiar features when compared to other elephant species - they have long tails and straight tusks (only possessed by males). It is assumed that these features, including their small size, are adaptions to a dense forest environment.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Avoid Nicotine! It's Bad For You! | Oct 2008 | by Becky McCall | Why nicotine is bad for you?
• Nicotine is not carcinogenic, but it is highly addictive; after inhalation of smoke, nicotine reaches the brain within 20 seconds and its effects are felt within a minute.

• Nicotine is five to ten times more potent than cocaine or morphine in producing behavioural and psychological effects associated with addiction, including feelings of pleasure, according to a report produced by the U.K.’s Royal College of Physicians in 2007.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Garlic, Why It Is So Valuable? | Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Alternative medicine has long touted the benefits of garlic, from its antibacterial and antifungal properties, to its positive cardiovascular effects. Now physiologists have figured out why it is so valuable.

A new study reveals that the pungent clove boosts the body's own production of a compound which relaxes blood vessels, increases blood flow, and prevents blood clots and oxidative damage.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Wesley 'Blade' Snipes Ordered To Jail | 20 Nov 2010 | The 48-year-old actor was ordered by a federal judge on Friday (19.11.10) to surrender to authorities immediately and begin serving a three-year prison sentence for tax-related crimes.

The 'Blade' star's lawyers had asked Florida Judge William Terrell Hodges to review his sentence and grant a new trial after he was originally found guilty of having "wilfully neglected" to file tax returns for the years 1999, 2000 and 2001 by a US court in April 2008.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Scientists Found A Way To Turn Skin Into Blood | Monday, 8 November 2010 | by Kerry Sheridan | Stem cell researchers have found a way to turn a person's skin into blood, a process that could be used to treat cancer and other ailments, according to a recent Canadian study.

The method uses cells from a patch of a person's skin and transforms it into blood that is a genetic match, without using human embryonic stem cells, said the study in the journal Nature.
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